Philip Hazel is a computer programmer best known for writing the Exim mail transport agent and the PCRE regular expression library. He was employed by the University of Cambridge Computing Service until he retired at the end of September 2007. In 2009 Philip wrote an autobiographical memoir about his computing career.
Philip Hazel is also known for his typesetting software, in particular "Philip's Music Writer", as well as programs to turn a simple markup into a subset of DocBook XML for use in the Exim manual, and to produce PostScript from this XML.
- Exim: the Mail Transfer Agent (O'Reilly Media, 2001)
- The Exim SMTP Mail Server, (UIT Cambridge, 2003, 2nd edition 2007)
- From Punched Cards To Flat Screens, 2009
- Evi Nemeth, Garth Snyder, Trent R. Hein (2007). Linux administration handbook. Addison-Wesley. p. 621. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
- Gerald Carter (2003). LDAP system administration. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 165. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
- Jeffrey E. F. Friedl (2006). Mastering regular expressions. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 440. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
- "From Punched Cards To Flat Screens - A Technical Autobiography By Philip Hazel" (PDF).
- Philip's Music Writer. Quercite.com (2013-03-12). Retrieved on 2013-08-13.
- Peter Le Huray (1990). Authenticity in performance: eighteenth-century case studies. Cambridge University Press Archive. p. 17. Retrieved 2010-12-23.
- quercite Philip Hazel's personal website